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Rainer Maria Rilke: Poems

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Rainer Maria Rilke


A selection of poems by this renowned German poet. - Summary by Peter Tucker

The Origin and Development of Psychoanalysis

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Sigmund Freud


A series of lectures given in the USA by Freud in German, later translated into English - Summary by Peter Tucker

Bible (KJV) 18: Job (version 2)

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King James Version


Job was a prosperous landowner who encountered a series of misfortunes, leading him to question himself and his relation to his God. A gran…

A Voyage to the Moon

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Cyrano De Bergerac


This is an edition by Professor Curtis Page of the Lovell translation of a seminal work of science fiction by Cyrano de Bergerac. Arguably …

Prometheus Illbound

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André Gide


There is a witty and absurdist character to this contemporary setting of the plight of Prometheus, in which Zeus appears as a tremendously w…

The Wild Swans at Coole (Version 2)

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William Butler Yeats


A collection of poems from the mid-career of this renowned Irish poet, the title poem referring to the estate of his friend and mentor, Lady…

En Route

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Joris-Karl Huysmans


The second book by Huysmans concerning the religious development of the novelist Durtal, who in the first book ("La-bas") experien…

Poems 1817

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John Keats


Early poems of this famous English lyric poet, in which he openly expresses indebtedness to, and reverence for, his poetic predecessors, esp…

Twilight in Italy

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D. H. Lawrence


This is one of the author's "travel books", recounting his walking journeys in and around the Lago di Garda in Northern Italy. Eve…

The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 1

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John Dryden


The first of two volumes of collected poetry by this revered and highly influential English restoration poet and playwright. The poems, many…

The Major Symptoms of Hysteria

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Pierre Janet


In this series of lectures delivered in English by the author while visiting the USA, Janet summarises the (at the time) cutting edge perspe…

The Story of Rimini

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Leigh Hunt


A long poem telling the tragic story of Francesca da Rimini, the duped and adulterous bride, inspired by the character in Dante's Inferno. P…

Virgin Soil Volume 1

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Ivan Turgenev


Turgenev's last and longest novel presents the story of a group of young people in late nineteenth century Russia, who because of disillusio…

Lourdes

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Émile Zola


This book describes a five day national pilgrimage to the holy shrine of Lourdes, where miracle cures are hoped for. The central character i…

Rome

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Émile Zola


The Abbe Pierre Froment, after his experiences in Lourdes, has written a book expressing a vision of a new enlightened papacy. He visits Rom…

Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

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Sir Walter Scott


Marmion is an epic poem in six cantos, written in emulation of the ancient Scottish minstrel style which was of such great interest to Scott…

Madame Chrysantheme

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Pierre Loti


Pierre Loti (a nom de plume) was for many years an officer in the French Navy, giving him the opportunity to sample and analyze different na…

The Late Mattia Pascal

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Luigi Pirandello


Mattia Pascal grew up in a small Italian town not dissimilar to that of the author's upbringing. Pascal leads a somewhat feckless boyhood, a…

Là-bas

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Joris-Karl Huysmans


The plot of Là-Bas concerns the novelist Durtal, who is disgusted by the emptiness and vulgarity of the modern world. He seeks relief…

The Fortune of the Rougons

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Émile Zola


The Fortune of the Rougons (French: La Fortune des Rougon), originally published in 1871, is the first novel in Émile Zola's monument…

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